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Police: Google Maps ties alleged killer to his wife’s murder

By Athima Chansanchai, Digital Life. Originally posted at

Haven’t “CSI” and “Law & Order” (not to mention all their spin-offs) been around long enough for would-be criminals to realize that if they’re going to commit a crime — especially murder — they can’t leave a trail on their computers?

While investigating the murder of Nancy Cooper, who never came back from a routine evening jog in 2008, police in North Carolina working with the FBI’s Cyber Task Force found damning evidence on her husband Brad’s ThinkPad laptop: Read the rest of this entry »